The Romantic Novel Pride And Prejudice By Jane Austen

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I have just finished reading the romantic novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. This novel is centered on Elizabeth Bennet, a beautiful, intelligent young lady, who falls in love with Fitzwilliam Darcy. Darcy at first impression seems like a selfish, immature boy, to Elizabeth’s surprise turns out to be a loving and sweet young gentleman. This novel takes place in the small village of Longbourn where the news that a wealthy young gentleman named Charles Bingley had bought a large estate in Netherfield created a great stir. The news especially concerned the Bennet household. The Bennet family had five beautiful daughters, all of whom were pushed by their mother to get married as soon as possible, so that Mr. Bennet would have someone to leave his estate to when he passed away. When the Bennet family attends a ball, each sister dances with Mr. Bingley to see which sister could possibly marry him. Mr. Bingley seemed to have liked Jane, Elizabeth’s older sister, the most. At the ball, we also meet Mr. Darcy, who at first impression seems, arrogant and selfish. He tells Bingley that he is not going to dance with any of the girls because none of them were pretty enough. After the ball, Jane and Bingley started to spend more time together and fall in love. One afternoon Jane gets stuck in a rain storm on her way to Bingley’s house and after becoming sick must stay with him and his family until she becomes better. Elizabeth drops everything to come and take care of Jane until…

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